March 27

Nigeria Begins Work on Solar Cell Production Factory to Boost Power Supply

By Obafemi Oredein

Work has begun in Nigeria on the construction of a solar-cell production factory aimed at increasing power supply in the West African country.

The factory will be one of the largest solar-cell production plants in Africa, and allow Nigeria to produce solar panels, according to the country’s National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, or Naseni, which is behind the project.

Photo courtesy of andreas160578.

Source: Market Watch (link opens in a new window)

Energy, Environment, Technology
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